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Welcome to Our New Board Member: Yamini Ranchod

By Kira Jones, Communications Manager Our all-volunteer Board of Directors is a remarkable group of people who set the vision for Breast Cancer Action and lead the organization by determining organizational policy, assuring the organization’s financial security, and... Read more
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Special Thanks: Summer 2018

We could not do this work without the support of so many members and volunteers. Thank you to Alan Kleinschmidt and the San Francisco Choral Society for complimentary tickets to their wonderful performances for our staff, board & volunteers. Thank you to the super... Read more
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We’re Hiring!

Want to work at Breast Cancer Action? We're looking for a full-time Campaigns Coordinator to join our small, but mighty team. Come work with us to help achieve health justice for all women at risk of & living with breast cancer. Read more
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Free Webinar: 5 Years After the Supreme Court Decision to Overturn Gene Patents: Where do We Stand?

Learn about the landmark case overturning Myriad Genetics’ patents on what are popularly known as the “breast cancer genes”— which are linked to hereditary breast cancer risk in some families. And find out what’s happened in the five years since the Supreme Court... Read more
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Free Webinar: At Cancer’s Margins: Sexual and Gender Marginality in Cancer Health and Experiences of Care

Our next free webinar, At Cancer’s Margins: Sexual and Gender Marginality in Cancer Health and Experiences of Care will examine the resiliencies, biographical transitions, knowledge-seeking, and marginalization of gender and sexual minorities throughout their experiences as... Read more
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Hey, Hey! Ho, Ho! Toxic Chemicals Have Got to Go!

In our interconnected world, everyone is at risk of exposure to the toxic chemicals used by oil and gas industries when they contaminate the air we breathe and the water we drink. And we know that our involuntary exposure to these toxic chemicals can increase the risk of breast... Read more
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You Have our Back Month After Month After Month

This is the work that our monthly donors fund: work like the compassionate, evidence-based information and resources my colleague Zoë provides every day to people trying to navigate their own breast cancer diagnosis or the diagnosis of a loved one. Read more
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When a Huge Step Forward is Rolling Back a Common Treatment: The TAILORx Study Means Fewer Women Need Chemotherapy

When we speak about advances in medicine, most people think of new treatments that work better than existing treatments, or maybe work as well as existing treatments but come with fewer side effects. Rarely is a reduction in the numbers of people who receive treatment seen as an... Read more
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Free Webinar: 5 Years After the Supreme Court Decision to Overturn Gene Patents: Where do We Stand?

On the 5th anniversary of the landmark U.S. Supreme Court ruling to overturn one company’s patent on the human BRCA 1 and 2 genes, we’re excited to celebrate this important win with a webinar featuring the two women who propelled this historic case to victory! Join us on... Read more
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ACTION NEEDED TODAY: House Expected to Vote on Dangerous Right to Try Bill

The House of Representatives is expected to vote on the Senate’s “Right to Try” bill (S.204) TODAY. Help us stop this dangerous piece of legislation! Read more
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